From Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, Lyon is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the northwest, while Nice is approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southeast.
While it can be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when holidaying in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, keep in mind that Rhone-Alpes' many natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. Be sure to head out to the Glovettes Ski Lift and Pre des Preys Ski Lift in Villard-de-Lans, 7 miles (11 kilometers) distance away. A journey to Huez is another worthwhile option It is 18 miles (29 kilometers) away from Varces-Allieres-et-Risset and where you'll find the L'Alpe d'Huez Ski Resort and Pic Blanc.
Grenoble is about 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Varces-Allieres-et-Risset. This regional center contains a diverse range of tourist attractions, like WTC Grenoble, Alps Stadium and Chartreuse National Park. University of Grenoble II, Minatec and University of Grenoble III are some more places to see for those who have more time on their hands.
The most rewarding places for travelers to visit when they discover a new town are the spots that provide a picture of the culture. Don't skip Rhone-Alpes' history museums, art museums and theaters. Every place contains a specific history and Rhone-Alpes has plenty of its own stories to tell. The traditional villages in these parts are particularly interesting.
Have an adventure you'll remember for years to come while you are in this region. Go paragliding! Rhone-Alpes is a great place to take part in a range of city walking tours and culinary tours that are available.
As your holiday finishes, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Au revoir / À bientôt"